This is the "most ambiguous jumbled sentence" (in English) as constructed and proclaimed by Clive Tooth under the "Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy..." model of interior-letter-only-scrambling. (We can assume the twin constraints of being in English and with the same number of words.)

When unjumbled, it might come out as any of the following (and any of the 124 combinations so implied):

Some definitions of the more obscure words:
  • palets: paleae (a part of a grass flower)
  • peltas: shields
  • pinots: grapes
  • potins: copper alloys
  • sphaers, sphears: both old form of 'spheres'
I'm 1) charmed to think that this might be the most ambiguous jumbled sentence, 2) more charmed that there could be such a thing as a linguistic constant, 3) challenged to find a proof for this claim and thereby, perhaps, beat it, and 4) pleasantly distracted when trying to assign meanings to the unjumbled sentences. (The Old English spheres had copper alloys and crescent- or ellipsis-shaped shields.)

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